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This lightning was captured during a thunderstorm on August 13, 2016. This was the same time that the city of Philadelphia was experiencing its fifth heat wave of the summer.

Lightning storm NE of Reading, August 2016

Bear Run, coursing through the woods of Fayette County. In the background, Pottsville formation rocks (http://mrdata.usgs.gov/geology/state/sgmc-unit.php?unit=PAPAp;6) like those used in the exterior of Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Fallingwater.

Bear Run

This lightning was captured during a thunderstorm on August 13, 2016. This was the same time that the city of Philadelphia was experiencing its fifth heat wave of the summer.

Storm on 08/13/2016

August 25, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Did you know that the smallest of all the national parks is right here in Pennsylvania? That honor belongs to the Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial in Philadelphia. Kosciuszko was a military engineer from Poland that made significant contributions to the American Revolution. The park is only 0.02 acres in size.

Smallest National Park is in Philadelphia, PA

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